Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)


Support Agency:

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Program Contact:

Maryland State Farm Service Agency

Maryland FSA State Office
339 Busch's Frontage Road, Suite 104
Annapolis, MD 21409

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An enhancement to the CRP program, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) hopes to enroll 100,000 acres statewide.

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Available Funding:

$100 per acre state signing bonus, 50% cost-share to install eligible practices and an annual land rental payment that includes both the current soil rental rate plus an additional incentive payment that is 150% of the local soil rental rate.

Restoration Activity:

Riparian Buffers


Landowners; land must have been in commodity crops for two out of the last five most recent years.

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